Daisies’ Anna Friel Gets Lost

Anna Friel (TV’s “Pushing Daisies”) will star opposite Will Ferrell in Brad Silberling’s adventure fantasy “Land of the Lost” for Universal Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.

This feature adaptation of Sid and Marty Krofft’s 1970s live-action kids show, Friel will play the love interest of Ferrell, a disgraced paleontologist who finds himself in a strange prehistoric world.

The Kroffts and Jimmy Miller will produce from a prestrike screenplay by Chris Henchy and Dennis McNicholas. Principal photography begins next month.